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Wrangler Kingpin Lever Bids Farewell to Western-Industry Worklife

Robert Lever has worked for Wrangler his entire career, and April 30 will retire after more than 45 years with the industry powerhouse. Robert, who’s 69 now, and his wife, Mickey, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in their Waco, Texas, hometown this February. The Levers’ son, Cody, works digital sales for the Cowboy Channel and their daughter, Tiffany Gillett, works for Justin Boots.

Rope Horses

Petska’s Chumley’s Road to Gold

Cory Petska's tie-downless wonder Chumley was just what he needed to get to gold.

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Like Father, Like Son: Memories of Winning the BFI Never Fade for Walt Woodard

Walt Woodard will return to the Bob Feist Invitational April 2 with Logan Olson, but first he'll rope in the first BFI Legends Roping with Tee Woolman and Chris Francis.

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Fifty and Fabulous: Kory Koontz Gets Set to Defend BFI Title

Kory Koontz will return to the Lazy E to defend his title at the Bob Feist Invitational April 2.

Team Roping News

Buckaloo’s Silver Was Never Supposed to Last. Today He Goes for $2 Million at The American Rodeo.

Bubba Buckaloo's head horse Silver is a lesson in having faith in what got you there with $2 million on the line at The American Rodeo.


The Master and The Kid Make Some Noise at La Fiesta in Tucson

Jake Barnes cracks out at the La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros ProRodeo in Tucson, Arizona.

Walt Woodard


The No. 1 Reason People Can’t Heel

Walt Woodard's explanation as to why ropers can't heel and what they can do to work on it.


Timed Event Titans Headed Back into Battle at the Lazy E

As this year’s Timed Event Titans prepare for battle, it’s the perfect time to take true, hard-core cowboy fans inside the belly of the beast that is the Ironman of Pro Rodeo.


Calling All Cowboys

Stop the Madness & Save Rodeo

Rope Horse Care

Clay Tryan’s #1 Head Horse Rebounds Right on Time

Clay Tryan's No.1 head horse "Johnson" bounces back from deep flexor tendon tear just in time for the 2021 Wrangler NFR.

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